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MGSHPA Tournaments

Results:

2014 Tournament Schedule

NHPF Benefit Tournament

Date:   Saturday, January 18TH, 2014
Location:   Upsala Recreation Building, Upsala
Director:   Jerry LaBrosse
Director Email:   jlabro6186@aol.com
Director Phone:   612-819-7353
Director Address:   8170 Fern Lane, Greenfield, MN 55357
Deadline:   January 11, 2013
Fee:   $30
Sanction Number:   23-14-001
Eight-person classes; 40-shoe games; may be handicapped; $5 of every entry will be donated to the NHPF in the name of the MGSHPA; 50-50 drawings and door prizes.

Blizzard Open

Date:   Saturday, February 22, 2014
Location:   Upsala Recreation Building, Upsala
Director:   Rick Wright
Director Email:   rw1523@peoplepc.com
Director Phone:   651-491-2404
Director Address:   7235 218th Way N., Forest Lake, MN 55025
Deadline:   February 12, 2014
Fee:   $30
Sanction Number:   23-14-002
Concessions on site; handicapped if needed; 50/50 drawing and new horseshoes to be given away.

March Madness

Date:   Saturday, March 15, 2014
Location:   Upsala Recreation Building, Upsala
Director:   Joe Mueller
Director Email:   jmueller0822@msn.com
Director Phone:   612-718-0921
Director Address:   2057 152nd Lane NE Ham Lake,MN 55026
Deadline:   March 5, 2014
Fee:   $30
Sanction Number:   23-14-003
Limited to the first 32 paid entries. Class A: 40 points or 50 shoes, whichever first, no handicap; Classes B,C, and D: 40-shoe games, handicapped if over 10 percent spread. Scorekeepers paid by director; please check in a half hour before you pitch.

Woodpecker Open

Date:   Saturday and Sunday, April 12 and 13, 2014
Location:   Upsala Recreation Building, Upsala
Director:   Jim Woods
Director Email:   jwwoodeye@msn.com
Director Phone:   651-249-1091
Director Address:   808 Third Avenue SW, Forest Lake, MN 55025
Deadline:   April 1, 2014
Fee:   $30
Sanction Number:   23-14-004
Concessions; handicapped if needed; will have a two-day tournament if enough enter.

Alexandria Open

Date:   Saturday and Sunday , May 24 and 25, 2014
Location:   800 Block of Broadway, Downtown Alexandria (north of Subway)
Director:   Gary Boots
Director Email:   garyb@runestone.net
Director Phone:   320-760-2383
Director Address:   PO Box 95, Barrett, MN 56311
Deadline:   May 14, 2014
Fee:   $30; Juniors Free
Sanction Number:   23-14-005
Third annual; concessions; six 6-person classes, may be handicapped, 50-shoe games. In case of rain, will be moved to Bertha Lions Building, Bertha. Please make entries payable to "Alexandria Horseshoe Club".

West St. Paul Open

Date:   Saturday, May31st, 2014
Location:   Wentworth & Oakdale Avenues - West St. Paul
Director:   Patti Oakes
Director Email:   patti22@juno.com
Director Phone:   651-489-5304
Director Address:   2138 William Street, Roseville, MN 55113
Deadline:   May 21st
Fee:   $25
Sanction Number:   23-14-006
visit the WSP website at http://sites.google.com/site/wspclub

Bud Nelson Open

Date:   Sunday, June 1, 2014
Location:   Forest Lake VFW Courts
Director:   Rick Wright
Director Email:   rw1523@peoplepc.com
Director Phone:   651-491-2404
Director Address:   7235 218th Way N., Forest Lake, MN 55025
Deadline:   May 22nd
Fee:   $25
Sanction Number:   23-14-007
Concessions on site; handicapped if needed; 50/50 drawing and prizes.

6th Annual Santiago Open

Date:   Saturday, June 7, 2014
Location:   Santiago
Director:   Jim Aleckson
Director Email:  
Director Phone:   763-662-2366
Director Address:   1212 190th Avenue NE, Princeton, MN 55371
Deadline:   May 28, 2014
Fee:   $30; Juniors Free
Sanction Number:   23-14-008
Concessions; cancellation, handicapped if needed; cash prizes.

Brooklyn Park Open

Date:   Sunday, June 8, 2014
Location:   Central Park, 8440 Regent Avenue North; pits off 85th & Noble
Director:   Mary Matuke
Director Email:   matukestephen@q.com
Director Phone:   763-561-7186
Director Address:   608 81st Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55444
Deadline:   May 29, 2014
Fee:   $25; Juniors $5
Sanction Number:   23-14-009
Concessions on site; door prizes and 50/50 drawing.

Jim Holland Memorial Open

Date:   Saturday, June 14, 2014
Location:   Fridley Horseshoe Courts, University Avenue on 69th
Director:   Tera Schusted (and Joe Mueller)
Director Email:   tera@fridleyhorseshoes.com
Director Phone:   651-734-5209
Director Address:   123 Gladstone Drive, Lino Lakes, MN 55014
Deadline:   June 5
Fee:   $25; Juniors $5
Sanction Number:   23-14-010
Concessions on site; may be handicapped.

45th Annual Allard Open

Date:   Saturday, June 21st, 2014
Location:   Davy Memorial Park (8th Street and 2nd Avenue North, Moorhead)
Director:   Sandra Carlson
Director Email:   designerinmn@msn.com
Director Phone:   701-371-0129
Director Address:   PO Box 101, Moorhead, MN 56561-0101
Deadline:   June 12, 2014
Fee:   $25.00 ; Juniors $5.00
Sanction Number:   23-14-023
Six- or seven-person mixed classes. Concessions available. Scorekeepers paid $1 per game. 50-shoe games. Ties remain ties, except championship class which would be a 50-shoe playoff. Please make entries payable to "Moorhead Horseshoe League". Fargo will be hosting the Engebretson Tournament on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Tournament Director: Jeanine Rodvold Telephone 701 235-1544.

Bertha Open

Date:   Saturday, June 21, 2014
Location:   Bertha Lions Building
Director:   Josh and Paul Olson
Director Email:   olson4@arvig.net
Director Phone:   218-639-4641/218-924-2220
Director Address:   PO Box 353, Bertha, MN 56437
Deadline:   June 11th
Fee:   $30; Juniors Free
Sanction Number:   23-14-011
Second annual Bertha Open; concessions on site; classes may be handicapped; indoor tournament so guaranteed tournament.

North Mankato Open

Date:   Saturday and Sunday, July 12 & 13, 2014
Location:   Wheeler Park
Director:   Erwin Tischer
Director Email:   blduenow@hickorytech.net
Director Phone:   507-278-3424
Director Address:   55903 174th Lane, Good Thunder, MN 56037
Deadline:   June 27, 2014
Fee:   $25; Juniors Free
Sanction Number:   23-14-012
Concessions on ground; beer garden; carnival rides; parade on Saturday; six-person mixed classes; may be handicapped if more than 10 percent; payout for top three places in each class.

Kolacky Days

Date:   Saturday, July 26, 2014
Location:   Montgomery Memorial Park
Director:   Richard E. David
Director Email:  
Director Phone:   507 364-7673
Director Address:   13232 Lake Avenue, Montgomery, MN 56069
Deadline:   July 16
Fee:   $25
Sanction Number:   23-14-013
Mixed classes, some may be handicapped; many things to do in the area with car show Saturday and parade on Sunday.

Isanti Open

Date:   Saturday, August 2, 2014
Location:   Junction Bowling Center, Isanti
Director:   Shawn Warnemunde
Director Email:   smwarnemunde@msn.com
Director Phone:   763-227-1804
Director Address:   414 11th Avenue NW, Isanti, MN 55040
Deadline:   July 23rd
Fee:   $25; Juniors $5
Sanction Number:   23-14-014
Concessions on site; cash prizes; raffle prizes; six-person classes; 50-shoe games. Please make entries payable to "Isanti Horseshoe Club".

Leprechaun Tournament

Date:   Saturday and Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014
Location:   O'Brien's Pub, Rice
Director:   Ginger O'Brien
Director Email:   gingio@q.com
Director Phone:   320-253-1693
Director Address:   39768 Co. Road 1, Rice, MN 56367
Deadline:   July 30th
Fee:   $30; Juniors $5
Sanction Number:   23-14-015
High cash awards and door prizes; concessions on site. In case of rain, we will use the Genola Arena location.

Holland Classic

Date:   August 9th, 2014
Location:   Rockford Riverside Park (8220 Elm Street, Rockford)
Director:   Robyn Holland
Director Email:   robyn.rockfordringers@yahoo.com
Director Phone:   763-421-7461
Director Address:   14891 125th Avenue North, Datyon, MN 55327
Deadline:   accepting the first 36 PAID entries
Fee:   $30; Juniors $10 Payable to Marlys Timm
Sanction Number:   23-14-025
Six six-person classes; handicapped if more than 10 percent spread; 50-shoe games; shifts at 9 a.m. and Noon; cash awards; door prizes; 50-50 drawing; concessions available; no carry-on beer or coolers. Please make entries payable to "Marlys Timm".

Northwest Open

Date:   Saturday, August 16, 2014
Location:   Ramsey County Courts, 2020 White Bear Avenue, Maplewood; 1 mile south of Hwy. 36
Director:   Dick Dvorak
Director Email:   dikadv@aol.com
Director Phone:   651-774-7734
Director Address:   2038 Orange Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55119
Deadline:   August 6th
Fee:   $25; Juniors $5
Sanction Number:   23-14-016
Concessions on site.

Donnelly Threshing Bee

Date:   Saturday and Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014
Location:   Threshing Bee Courts, Donnelly
Director:   Jerry Werk
Director Email:   werkkrew@runestone.net
Director Phone:   320-246-3475
Director Address:   22662 120th Street, Herman, MN 56248
Deadline:   August 13th
Fee:   $25; Juniors Free
Sanction Number:   23-14-018
Held in conjunction with old-time threshing bee; concessions available; mixed classes; mixed format; cash prizes; handicapped as needed.

Minnesota State Tournament

Date:   Friday-Monday, August 29-September 1st, 2014
Location:   Alexandria, MN
Director:   Bonnie Holland
Director Email:   MsSec@aol.com
Director Phone:   763-785-2585
Director Address:   8730 Hastings Street NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Deadline:   July 31st
Fee:   $40; Juniors Free
Sanction Number:   23-14-019
You must fill out an entry form to enter this tournament. Please be sure to send in the correct entry fee. Forms are available on this website, in the Ringer Digest and from Bonnie Holland.

Minnesota State Championships

Date:   Monday, September 1, 2014
Location:   Alexandria
Director:   Bonnie Holland
Director Email:   MsSec@aol.com
Director Phone:   763-785-2585
Director Address:   8730 Hastings Street NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Deadline:   N/A
Fee:   N/A
Sanction Number:   23-14-020

Central Minnesota Open

Date:   Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Location:   Bertha Lions Building
Director:   Josh and Paul Olson
Director Email:   olson4@arvig.net
Director Phone:   218-639-4641/218-924-2220
Director Address:   PO Box 353, Bertha, MN 56437
Deadline:   August 7th
Fee:   $30; Juniors Free
Sanction Number:   23-14-017
Concessions on site; classes may be handicapped; indoor tournament so guaranteed tournament.

Minnesota State Doubles

Date:   Saturday (and Sunday), September 13 (&14), 2014
Location:   Genola Arena
Director:   Sylvia Burggraff
Director Email:   burgms@centurylink.net
Director Phone:   320-468-6776
Director Address:   22874 153rd Street, Pierz, MN 56364
Deadline:   August 31, 2013
Fee:   $40
Sanction Number:   23-14-021
Concessions available.

Minnesota Team

Date:   Sept 20th
Location:   West St. Paul
Director:   Dustin Dahl
Director Email:   charliehustle16@hotmail.com
Director Phone:   507-450-0916
Director Address:   617 Terry Lane, Winona, MN 55987
Deadline:   September 7, 2013
Fee:   $80/team
Sanction Number:   23-14-026
No handicap, concessions available.

Upsala Fall

Date:   Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Location:   Upsala Recreation Building, Upsala
Director:   Josh Olson
Director Email:   olson4@arvig.net
Director Phone:   218-639-4641/218-924-2220
Director Address:   PO Box 353 Bertha,MN 56437
Deadline:   October 1st
Fee:   $30
Sanction Number:   23-14-023
Concessions on site; handicapped if necessary; no charge for juniors.

Holiday Tournament

Date:   Saturday, December 6, 2014
Location:   Upsala Recreation Building, Upsala
Director:   Ron & Paula Mead
Director Email:   Rmead2010@gmail.com
Director Phone:   612-747-5054
Director Address:   14146 Norden Drive, Rogers, MN 55374
Deadline:   November 20th
Fee:   $30; Juniors $5
Sanction Number:   23-14-022


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